Similarities Between Confucianism And The Chinese Philosophy Of The Lao Tzu And Chuang Tzu ( Dictionary )

Similarities Between Confucianism And The Chinese Philosophy Of The Lao Tzu And Chuang Tzu ( Dictionary )

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Vocabulary
Han – a period of time in China in which the country was merge together (Dictionary)
Manchurian – a resident of the NE region of China or Manchuria (Dictionary)
Yin and Yang – is a symbol used in relation to a Chinese philosophy to represent balance between good and evil or dark and light (Dictionary)
Wu Xia or Wuxia – a type of Chinese story utilizing martial arts of ancient China which showcases heroism (Dictionary)
Chivalry – characteristics of a knight or courageous warrior which include “courtesy, generosity, valor and dexterity” (Dictionary)
Fantasy – a series of made up images of the mind which create a world not bound by the rules of reality (Dictionary)
Peking – a Chinese name once used for Beijing (Dictionary)
Taoism – “a popular Chinese religion” which uses the philosophy of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu (Dictionary)
Confucianism – a teaching from Confucius based on “love for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony in thought and conduct” (Dictionary)
Gobi desert – a desert located in “northern and northwestern China” (Gobi Desert)
Excalibur – a sword of magical powers of the King Arthur period.
Pinyin or pin yin – a way to translate “Chinese into the Latin alphabet” (Dictionary)

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The film, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon showcases a Wu Xia and the imbalance of Yin and Yang. The end of the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, is a tragedy as Jen leaps off the mountain and leaves Lo trying to understand her decision (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). She is also overwhelmed by the death of Li Mu Bai, who demonstrated chivalry in the film. She has also upset her fantasy is gone and that she is no longer the person she was in the Gobi desert where she was with Lo (Crouching Tiger, Hid...


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... earliest settlers in China settled in 1500 BC (History of China). With a vast population there are numerous religions followed such as: Buddhism, Christian, Muslim, Folk Religion, Hinduism, Judaism as well as others and those who do not practice a religious faith (CIA). Beijing is the capital of China and was named Peking prior to 1949 (Peking). Chinese or Mandarin is the official language there are several dialects of the language (CIA). In addition, the time zone in China is Coordinated Universal Time or UTC plus 8 hours (CIA). China exports the following: electrical and other machinery, clothing, furnishings, textiles and integrated circuits according to the CIA. According to Wikipedia there are 3,589 museums some of them included Shangyuan Art Museum, Chongquing Science and Technology Museum, Nanjing Museum and Zhenjiang Museum (List of Museums in China).

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